The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 46 58 43
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -15
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 20 7 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 3.22% 1.37% 4.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.58% 4.93% 15.95%
Number of salaries quoted 17 7 24
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,400 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £50,000 £60,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
SQL Server 2008
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the Slough region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
159 142 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 25.60% 27.84% 25.75%
Number of salaries quoted 131 129 155
Average salary £50,000 £41,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.48% -7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £26,100 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £59,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Slough region.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Slough

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Slough region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Slough

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Slough region citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2008.

1 36 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 31 (86.11%) SQL
3 24 (66.67%) T-SQL
4 22 (61.11%) Microsoft
5 19 (52.78%) MDX
6 18 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (44.44%) ETL
8 14 (38.89%) Performance Tuning
9 13 (36.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 13 (36.11%) Pharmaceutical
10 11 (30.56%) SQL Server 2005
11 10 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (27.78%) SQL Server 2000
11 10 (27.78%) Crystal Reports
12 9 (25.00%) Linux
12 9 (25.00%) Dashboard Development
13 8 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (22.22%) OLTP
13 8 (22.22%) Law
13 8 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 7 (19.44%) PostgreSQL
14 7 (19.44%) Windows
15 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
15 6 (16.67%) Advertising
15 6 (16.67%) ETL Development
15 6 (16.67%) SaaS
16 5 (13.89%) Replication
16 5 (13.89%) Data Management
16 5 (13.89%) Management Information System
16 5 (13.89%) IIS

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Slough region citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (13.89%) IIS
2 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) DHCP
1 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.78%) VPN
1 1 (2.78%) DNS
1 1 (2.78%) SAN
1 1 (2.78%) Firewall
1 1 (2.78%) VLAN
1 1 (2.78%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (36.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (30.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (27.78%) Crystal Reports
4 10 (27.78%) SQL Server 2000
5 8 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (22.22%) OLTP
5 8 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (19.44%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (8.33%) MySQL
8 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.56%) ReSharper
2 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 13 (36.11%) Pharmaceutical
2 8 (22.22%) Law
3 6 (16.67%) Advertising
4 2 (5.56%) Finance
5 1 (2.78%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) Developer
2 8 (22.22%) Analyst
2 8 (22.22%) DBA
2 8 (22.22%) SQL DBA
3 7 (19.44%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Business Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Business Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Help Desk Team Lead
5 3 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
5 3 (8.33%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Team Leader
6 2 (5.56%) Lead Business Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Applications Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Report Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (52.78%) MDX
2 5 (13.89%) HTML
2 5 (13.89%) .NET
3 3 (8.33%) XML
3 3 (8.33%) XSL
3 3 (8.33%) LAMP
3 3 (8.33%) Ajax
3 3 (8.33%) DHTML
4 2 (5.56%) WCF
4 2 (5.56%) jQuery
4 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (5.56%) Entity Framework
4 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (5.56%) .NET Framework
4 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Management Information System
1 5 (13.89%) Replication
2 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.00%) Linux
2 7 (19.44%) Windows
3 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (8.33%) Debian
5 2 (5.56%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.78%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (44.44%) ETL
3 14 (38.89%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (25.00%) Dashboard Development
5 6 (16.67%) ETL Development
6 5 (13.89%) Data Management
7 4 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (8.33%) ITIL
8 3 (8.33%) Business Continuity
8 3 (8.33%) Open Source
9 2 (5.56%) Service Desk Management
9 2 (5.56%) Refactoring
9 2 (5.56%) OO
9 2 (5.56%) OOD
9 2 (5.56%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 31 (86.11%) SQL
2 24 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 5 (13.89%) C#
3 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
4 4 (11.11%) VB.NET
5 3 (8.33%) PHP
6 2 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.78%) pfSense
3 1 (2.78%) Terminal Server
3 1 (2.78%) Xen
Vendors
1 22 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) VMware
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